Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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2022 Population
842,009
0.384% 1-year decline
US Senator
Alex Padilla
Democratic Party
US Senator
Laphonza Butler
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
39
0.775% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
8.95%
1.08% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$102,141
8.49% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$719,100
13.4% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
409,387
0.184% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA had a population of 842k people with a median age of 39 and a median household income of $102,141. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA declined from 845,255 to 842,009, a −0.384% decrease and its median household income grew from $94,150 to $102,141, a 8.49% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA are White (Non-Hispanic) (43.5%), White (Hispanic) (21.2%), Two+ (Hispanic) (13.1%), Other (Hispanic) (7.97%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (7.11%).

None of the households in Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

89.8% of the residents in Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA are Moorpark College (5,089 degrees awarded in 2022), Ventura College (125028) (4,187 degrees), and Oxnard College (2,289 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA was $719,100, and the homeownership rate was 64.1%.

Most people in Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26 minutes. The average car ownership in Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA was 2 cars per household.

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Population & Diversity

Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA is home to a population of 842k people, from which 89.8% are citizens. As of 2022, 21.4% of Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA residents were born outside of the country (180k people).

In 2022, there were 2.06 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (366k people) in Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 178k White (Hispanic) and 110k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

89.8%
2022 Citizenship
90%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 89.8% of Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA was 90%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    366k ± 852
  2. White (Hispanic)
    178k ± 5.2k
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    110k ± 4.67k
43.6%
Hispanic Population
367k people

In 2022, there were 2.06 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (366k people) in Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 178k White (Hispanic) and 110k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

43.6% of the people in Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA are hispanic (367k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    3,899,021 ± 46,015 people
  2. Philippines
    824,230 ± 22,055 people
  3. China
    685,370 ± 20,148 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of California was Mexico, the natal country of 3,899,021 California residents, followed by Philippines with 824,230 and China with 685,370.

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Foreign-Born Population

21.4%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
180k people
21.1%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
178k people

As of 2022, 21.4% of Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA residents (180k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA was 21.1%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    12,437 ± 865
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    7,742 ± 776
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    4,640 ± 471

Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.61 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA employs 409k people. The largest industries in Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA are Health Care & Social Assistance (47,386 people), Retail Trade (42,094 people), and Manufacturing (40,535 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($94,286), Utilities ($91,689), and Public Administration ($89,384).

Males in California have an average income that is 1.26 times higher than the average income of females, which is $75,777. The income inequality in California (measured using the Gini index) is 0.498, which is higher than than the national average.

Occupations

409k
2022 Value
± 5,254
−0.184%
1 Year decline
± 1.81%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA declined at a rate of −0.184%, from 410k employees to 409k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA, are Management Occupations (44,788 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (44,096 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (39,852 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

409k
2022 Value
± 5,254
−0.184%
1 Year decline
± 1.81%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA declined at a rate of −0.184%, from 410k employees to 409k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (47,386 people), Retail Trade (42,094 people), and Manufacturing (40,535 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA, though some of these residents may live in Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$54,507
Median earning men ± $1,262
$39,964
Median earning women ± $828

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($105,167), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($102,630), and Information ($92,943).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Information ($71,593), Public Administration ($67,669), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($64,033).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.57%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 17.9M people employed in California. This represents a 2.57% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 14%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in California.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 10,715
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 5,321
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 5,286
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in California went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 63.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (34.3%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.07%).

Alex Padilla and Laphonza Butler are the senators currently representing the state of California. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

California is currently represented by 52 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from California

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Alex Padilla
Senator from California3
Assumed office on January 20, 2021
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Kamala Harris, who had become Vice President of the United States.
Laphonza Butler
Senator from California1
Assumed office on October 3, 2023
Appointed to the seat following the death of Dianne Feinstein.

Alex Padilla and Laphonza Butler are the senators currently representing California.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in California over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from California

California is currently represented by 52 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for California have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA awarded 15,377 degrees. The student population of Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 17,355 male students and 23,035 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA are Hispanic or Latino (8,113 and 53.7%), followed by White (4,686 and 31%), Asian (874 and 5.78%), and Two or More Races (698 and 4.62%).

The largest universities in Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA by number of degrees awarded are Moorpark College (5,089 and 33.1%), Ventura College (125028) (4,187 and 27.2%), and Oxnard College (2,289 and 14.9%).

The most popular majors in Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA are Liberal Arts & Sciences (5,312 and 34.5%), General Business Administration & Management (1,060 and 6.89%), and Biological & Physical Sciences (935 and 6.08%).

The median tuition costs in Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA are $37,250 for private four year colleges, and $5,742 and $17,622 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

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In 2022 in Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA, the percentage of applicants admitted was 88.8%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 9.79%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 40,390 (43% men and 57% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 40,390 students enrolled in Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA, 43% men and 57% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Hispanic or Latino with 22,106 records, of which 60.6% were women and 39.4% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 2,203 degrees awarded
  2. 935 degrees awarded
  3. 540 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 2,203 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 5,089 degrees awarded
  2. 4,187 degrees awarded
  3. 2,289 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Moorpark College with 5,089 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 5,587 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA, which is 0.571 times less than the 9,790 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was Hispanic or Latino students. These 8,113 degrees mean that there were 1.73 times more degrees awarded to Hispanic or Latino students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 4,686 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($37,250) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,075) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,125) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 2.08% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 2.26% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were Some college (6.9M), High School or Equivalent (6.8M), and Bachelors Degree (6.36M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA was $719,100 in 2022, which is 2.55 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $633,900 to $719,100, a 13.4% increase. The homeownership rate in Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA is 64.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA have an average commute time of 26 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA is $102,141. In 2022, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA was Santa Clara County, CA with a value of $153,792, followed by San Mateo County, CA and Marin County, CA, with respective values of $149,907 and $142,019.

Property

$719,100
Median Property Value 2022
±$6,044
$176,575
Median Property Taxes
±$2,598

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

64.1%
Homeownership
2022
70.8%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 64.1% of the housing units in Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 63.5%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

In 2022, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA was Santa Clara County, CA with a value of $153,792, followed by San Mateo County, CA and Marin County, CA, with respective values of $149,907 and $142,019.

The following map shows all of the counties in Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$102,141
Median Household Income
± $1,528
276k
Number of Households
± 3,993

In 2022, the median household income of the 276k households in Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA grew to $102,141 from the previous year's value of $94,150.

The following chart displays the households in Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $200k+ range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA is from California.
0.498
2022 Wage GINI in California
0.497
2021 Wage GINI in California

In 2022, the income inequality in California was 0.498 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.107% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for California was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in California in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (74.1%)
  2. Worked At Home (12.4%)
  3. Carpooled (9.88%)

In 2022, 74.1% of workers in Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (12.4%) and those who carpooled to work (9.88%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

26 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA have a shorter commute time (26 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.82% of the workforce in Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

8.95% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA (74.3k out of 830k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

91.8% of the population of Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA has health coverage, with 47% on employee plans, 18.7% on Medicaid, 11.9% on Medicare, 12.7% on non-group plans, and 1.5% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in California see 1240 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.12% decrease from the previous year (1254 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1132 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 244 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,240 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in California

Primary care physicians in California see an average of 1,240 patients per year. This represents a 1.12% decrease from the previous year (1,254 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23.9% under 18 years, 20.9% between 18 and 34 years, 39% between 35 and 64 years, and 16.3% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.9% were men and 51.1% were women.

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Uninsured People

8.22%
Uninsured
47%
Employer Coverage
18.7%
Medicaid
11.9%
Medicare
12.7%
Non-Group
1.5%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA declined by 1.67% from 8.36% to 8.22%.

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